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    People’s Choice Award

    Once again, the People have spoken and the ABQ Bonsai Club have bowed to their will. Connie’s lovely cascade has taken the prize after this weekend’s bonsai show at the Botanic Garden.

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    About The Albuquerque Bonsai Club

    The Albuquerque Bonsai Club began in January 1975. By 1979, it had grown, and the first Bonsai master, Ben Oki, was invited to conduct a bonsai workshop. Since then, other Bonsai masters have presented workshops in Bonsai culture in Albuquerque. Other Masters, including John Naka, Chase Rosade, Jim Barrett, Hal Sasake, Toshio Subaromaru, Mel Ikeda, Ray Nagatoshi,and Ernie Kuo have visited Albuquerque and enriched the club members knowledge of Bonsai.

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Botanic Gardens to host Bonsai exhibit

Follow this hyperlink to see Burton's interview: ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE)- The Albuquerque Botanic Gardens is hosting a miniature event. The ABQ Bonsai Club will be showcasing their beautifully designed bonsai trees during the Annual Bonsai Club show. Bonsai, pronounced bone-sigh, is a Japanese art of creating miniature trees and landscapes. Bonsai creates the ... Read More...

John Egert Instructs Monthly Master Class

“I first became aware of bonsai when I saw a display at the Pasadena Art Museum when I was a kid taking art classes there,” explains John Egert. That accidental exposure to bonsai turned into a lifelong avocation and he shares his knowledge every month for ABC members. On the third Saturday of most months, […]


Meeting Location

The club generally meets at the Heights-Cumberland Presbyterian Church 9:00 AM on the first Saturday of most months.  We meet in the multipurpose building indicated by the letter ‘A’ in the Google Maps image below. Enter the multipurpose building via the only door (on the southwest side under the portal). We are down the main […]


May – It is still windy #%!* it!

This month is still windy. Average high is 79.9 degrees; average low is 50.7 degrees. Record high is 98 degrees; record low is 28 degrees. Average humidity is 28%, lowering by 5 PM to 16%. Start a habit of rotating trees periodically to insure healthy growth all around.Watering: Water well every morning, hosing entire area on […]